On November 14, the German Atlantic Association, the Federal Academy for Security Policy, and the Embassy of the United Kingdom in Berlin co-host an international con- ference in Berlin addressing the outcomes of the NATO Summit in Warsaw 2016 against the background of rapid changes in the alliance’s security environment. Sup- ported by the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government and NATO, high-ranking politicians, diplomats, military officials, and representatives from aca- demia and civil society, will discuss the implementation process as well as future chal- lenges to the alliance.
In order to foster the understanding of security politics, to establish an international dialogue among the younger generation, and to connect emerging leaders from NATO member and partner countries with senior decision-makers, YATA Germany will host a seminar from 12 – 14 November 2016 focusing on key issues of transat- lantic security. In an open and competitive call for panels, the members of YATA Ger- many chose three topics on the basis of their ideas and expectations through the lens of NATO’s future:
- “How to deter digital warriors? NATO and the cyberspace”
- “In for the long run? NATO’s future role in crisis management”
- “Enlargement, enablement, entrapment? NATO’s future approach to coop- erative security”
To each session, senior political and military experts will be invited to discuss with the group the ideas and recommendations of young scholars and experts in the field
- Candidates are asked to send in the following items to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 18 as a single pdf file
1. a SHORT CV (in English)
2. a COVER LETTER indicating the candidates’ motivation of participation and a
preference for one of the three working groups (Cyber Security, Crisis
o an ABSTRACT (140 word long) outlining the main arguments of the partici-
- Selected participants are expected to submit their original ESSAYS, reflecting their
views on one of the three policy questions outlined above as well as three to five specific policy recommendations for NATO, member states, and partners (5,000 characters), which will be published in a special volume of the conference report and the Atlantic Treaty Association’s “Atlantic Voices” Journal.
Successful applicants will be informed by September 23 and are requested to send in the final essays by October 7.
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